English for Employment

Programme highlights

Get ready for working in New Zealand by improving your spoken and written English. This programme is for people with only a little bit of English and is not suitable if you have a qualification from New Zealand or another country. To enrol, you must be a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident.

Develop your written and spoken English in the classroom, sometimes using computers, and in your own time. Find out more about applying for jobs and working in New Zealand.

Key facts

Start Month(s) February, July
Study Location(s) MIT Otara
Level Foundation
Domestic fees Free*
Youth Guarantee Not available
Programme Code MNTOP2
Duration

Ten weeks

Study Method Classes are three days a week.There are no classes during school holidays.
Credits
International Fees Not available to International Students
Māori and Pasifika Trades Training Scholarship Not available
Qualification Attendance Certificate

Need help applying?

We're here to support you to succeed.

If you need help with applying or advice on choosing a programme, our Ask Me! Student Services Centre is here to give you guidance.

Send us a message, call us on 0800 62 62 52 or come in and see us.

Information is correct at September 2018. Programme fees may vary depending on your final selection of courses that make up your programme. To provide you with an indication of costs, the approximate fees quoted in this publication are based on the indicative 2019 fee structure. The indicative programme fees for 2019 do not include the Compulsory Student Services Fee (CSSF). The CSSF is an additional levy to your 2019 programme or course fees. Further information about the CSSF can be found here manukau.ac.nz/study/apply-and-enrol/fees-and-study-costs. Programmes stated as eligible for free study in 2019 are based on the 2018 fee structure and subject to funding confirmation for 2019. All fees are in New Zealand Dollars. You will be advised of the current fees at the time of enrolment. All courses and programmes will proceed subject to numbers and academic approval. Manukau Institute of Technology is accredited under the provisions of the Education Act 1989. International students must study in class and will not be able to enrol for online study options.

Entry requirements

The programme is restricted to people assessed by programme staff as being pre-literate or with very low level of English language and literacy.

Provisional Entry

Students who have attained the age of 20 years and do not hold the minimum entry requirements for a programme will be eligible to be enrolled as a student where their previous educational, work or life experience indicates they have a reasonable likelihood of success. Students who have not attained the age of 20 years and do not hold the required minimum entry requirements for a programme may also be eligible to enrol in exceptional circumstances. Such decisions will be made by the Director/Head of School.

Career opportunities

Entry level employment

Programme structure

Students will undertake an individualised programme which focuses on demonstrated language and literacy needs in the context of preparation for employment. There will also be opportunities for computer aided language learning.

Key dates

To find the start date of your programme intake listed above, please view the Academic year and key dates.

Further training or study

FFTO Employment Skills English, School of English programmes, Foundation Education programmes.

Offered by

School of Employment Pathways

Need help applying?

We're here to support you to succeed.

If you need help with applying or advice on choosing a programme, our Ask Me! Student Services Centre is here to give you guidance.

Send us a message, call us on 0800 62 62 52 or come in and see us.

Information is correct at September 2018. Programme fees may vary depending on your final selection of courses that make up your programme. To provide you with an indication of costs, the approximate fees quoted in this publication are based on the indicative 2019 fee structure. The indicative programme fees for 2019 do not include the Compulsory Student Services Fee (CSSF). The CSSF is an additional levy to your 2019 programme or course fees. Further information about the CSSF can be found here manukau.ac.nz/study/apply-and-enrol/fees-and-study-costs. Programmes stated as eligible for free study in 2019 are based on the 2018 fee structure and subject to funding confirmation for 2019. All fees are in New Zealand Dollars. You will be advised of the current fees at the time of enrolment. All courses and programmes will proceed subject to numbers and academic approval. Manukau Institute of Technology is accredited under the provisions of the Education Act 1989. International students must study in class and will not be able to enrol for online study options.